The study defined left ventricular systolic dysfunction as an ejection fraction of less than 50% and/or a mid-wall fractional shortening of 15% or less.
What does LVSD stand for?
LVSD stands for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
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We have 2 other meanings of LVSD in our Acronym Attic
- Las Vegas Sands Corporation (Nevada; also seen as LVS)
- Las Vegas Scrapbook Club (Las Vegas, NV)
- Las Vegas Sports Committee
- Las Vegas Sports Consultants
- Left Ventricular Stroke Count
- London Voluntary Service Council
- Leave Service Computation Date (US Civil Service Retirement)
- Left Ventricular Systolic Circularity Index
- Large Volume Streaming Data
- Laurel Virtual Serial Driver (software; ITLaurel, Inc.; Istanbul, Turkey)
- Ligonier Valley School District (Ligonier, Pennsylvania)
- Low Voltage Switchgear Device
- Locust Valley School Employees Association (New York)
- Low Vacuum Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Low Voltage Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Left Ventricular Shortening Fraction
- Left Ventricular Systolic Function
- Lincolnshire Voluntary Sports Forum (UK)
- Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe (est. 1985; Santa Fe, NM)
- Lehigh Valley S Gaugers (model railroad enthusiasts; Allentown, PA area)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Correlation of B-type natriuretic peptide level to 6 min walk test performance in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
For example, the appearance of Q waves on the ECG indicates the possibility of left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
As coronary artery disease is the leading cause of heart failure, it is preferable to perform coronary angiogram in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction who are more than 35 yr of age even in the absence of clinical evidence of coronary artery disease.
The researchers from University of Athens in Greece found that consuming fish one to two times per week can help reduce the risk of left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) in post acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients.
The medications that have brought resounding improvements in survival and quality of life in HF--ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, and [beta]-blockers--have been studied almost exclusively in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and that's the HF population in which those drugs are approved.
The maturing of the large baby-boomer population is leading to an increase in the number of congestive heart failure (CHF) and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) cases throughout the United States.